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Fresh Summer Salsa Recipe

Fresh Summer Salsa Recipe

“This fresh-tasting combination is great with chips or grilled salmon, chicken or pork chops. But it’s so good, sometimes I just eat it with a spoon!" —Lindsay Anderson, Inman, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Baked tortilla chip scoops

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients. Chill until serving. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup salsa (calculated without chips) equals 56 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.